State Capitol Report: Freedom of information council reports recent delays and denials in government transparency, Updates from former state courts director Randy Koschnick

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The president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council highlights recent issues of transparency and open government. Then, the person who manages Wisconsin’s court system was recently fired. We hear from the former state courts director Randy Koschnick.

Featured in this Show

  • The release of public information delayed and denied by local government

    Citing a state law protecting the privacy of crime victims, the Oshkosh Police Department is not naming the officer who shot and wounded a man this summer. The denial and delayed release of public records does not serve the public good, argues the president Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council.

  • Checking in with Randy Koschnick after being replaced as state courts director

    We speak with Randy Koschnick about changes in the Wisconsin court system including the interim state courts director and the proposal to re-allocate power within the Supreme Court.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Bill Lueders Guest
  • Randy Koschnick Guest

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